The Magnificent Nairobi Gallery – Promoting Cultural Diversity
The Nairobi Gallery a branch of the National Museums of Kenya is a gazette monument located at Kenyatta Avenue and Uhuru Highway roundabout next to Nyayo house. The building is an example of Victorian architecture situated at Kenya’s point zero from where distances to all corners of the country and subsequently to the continent and the world were measured from.
Attractions Of The Nairobi Gallery
The Gallery has dedicated one room for hosting changing art exhibitions by both the pioneer and upcoming artists within and outside Kenya.
Original entrance leads to point zero location from where all the distances to all corners of the country were measured from.
Victorian Architectural Designs Of The Building
The exterior of the building is decorated with columns, niches, friezes and pediments of natural stone.
The Nairobi Gallery has two old safes that were used by the colonial government.
A unique collection of textiles, books, art pieces, artifacts, jewelries and furniture’s by Joseph Murumbi are on display
Interactive Public Programs
The gallery holds various interactive programs to different audiences including school groups and artists.
Individuals/groups enjoy guided tours by well-trained guides who interprets the exhibition.
Weekends /Holiday Activities /Artist Programmes
Different relevant interactive programs are designed for school children and young artists. The Nairobi Gallery also organizes for young artist workshops to mentor them in different themed art activities.
The gallery has a gift shop where one can purchase different publications, art pieces and documentaries.
Below Are The Entrance Rates
Nairobi Gallery Citizen (Kshs) Residents Non- Residents
Adults 150 600 1,000
Below 16 years 150 400 500